Taka Kamata
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Innoqua is a start up company to accelerate aquatic organism research

There might be some companies that are start up for aquarium related company, but Innoqua’s purpose is unique to others. Their target is to accelerate aquatic organism research through the marine aquarium hobby. Recently they started a crowdfunding campaign for…

Kyocera releases aquarium LED light in this summer

Kyocera is Japanese company that is well-known for copier machine and ceramic products, and more recently smartphones.  I did not know that they have a business for LED light until recently.  It looks they are making some LED products for…

Recent trip to Japan: Part3 – Unique and Popular products in Japan

Some of popular aquarium products are not sale in the U.S., so I would like to introduce some of the products especially fish food and additives.

Recent trip to Japan: Part2 – Visiting Ceppo in Aichi prefecture

The second opportunity to visit an aquarium shop in Japan was Ceppo in Aichi prefecture.  Aichi prefecture is just middle of between Tokyo and Osaka, so it takes 100 minutes from Tokyo station by Shinkansen (Bullet train).  Unfortunately many of…

Recent trip to Japan Part 1: Visiting Aqua Gift in Osaka prefecture

Recently my family and I traveled to Japan to see our parents, but at the same time I had opportunities to visit two aquarium shops in Japan.  One of them is Aqua Gift in Osaka prefecture and other one is…

ZENSUI releases a new filter media called Bacteria Hold

ZENSUI is an aquarium company in Japan.  Their main aquarium product is an aquarium chiller, but they also sell LED light, Protein Skimmer and other aquarium products.  Now ZENSUI has just released their new filter media called Bacteria Hold. ZENSUI insists…

EcoFishBox can be disassembled

LSS Laboratory is always bringing some idea items in Japanese aquarium market.  This time, they showed us a quarantine fish box.  When you introduce new fish to your display tank, sometime it is better to put the fish in quarantine…

Review of CORRENTE from PRS Japan

I had an opportunity to try CORRENT digital flow meter from PRS Japan installed 1/2″ CORRENTE on my 30 gallon tank. First of all, I bought two 1/2″ female hose barb fitting adapter from Home Depot to connect with the…

Minimini’s ZEOvit tank in Japan

We always love Japanese reef tanks because their style is a little bit different than European or American styles.  I think Minimini’s tank is one example of a great ZEOvit tank with aquascaping that is very dynamic!

Looks like Blue Harbor gets Centropyge narcosis

I believe everybody is wondering where Centropyge narcosis goes, but it looks like Blue Habor in Japan got it.  It is still not sure how many Centropyge narcosis they got.  It might be only one, but might be more than one.  Reefers in…